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BSN Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Undergraduate Requirements – Department of Prelicensure Nursing

General Education Commons

FYE 100 Freshman Year Experience – 1 credit
ENG 101 Strategies in Research and Rhetoric I – 3 credits
ENG 102 Strategies in Research and Rhetoric II – 3 credits
Faith and Reasoning Elective General Education Requirement – 3 credits
RELS 310 Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of Health Care – 3 credits
Global Consciousness Elective General Education Requirement – 3 credits
Communication and Expression Elective General Education Requirement – 3 credits
MATH 122 Probability – 3 credits
Elective – 3 credits
Elective – 3 credits 
Critical and Analytical Thinking Elective General Education Requirement – 3 credits 
LS 100 Information Literacy – 1 credit

Required Related Courses

BIO 205 Anatomy and Physiology I – 4 credits
BIO 206 Anatomy and Physiology II – 4 credits
BIO 202 Microbiology – 4 credits
BIO 307 Pathophysiology – 3 credits
PSYC 105 Life Span Development – 3 credits
MGT 420 Business Dimensions of Health Care – 3 credits

Nursing Courses

NURS 102 Nursing Mentoring Seminar II – 1 credit
NURS  215 Nursing Theory, Role Development, and Innovation – 3 credits
NURS  225 Health Literacy and Informatics – 3 credits
NURS  201 Nursing Mentoring Seminar III – 1 credit
NURS  235 Global Issues in Health Care and Social  Policy – 3 credits
NURS  245 Geriatrics and Health Care – 3 credits
NURS  350 Pharmacological Therapeutics – 3 credits
NURS  305 Primary Care: Health Assessment Across the Lifespan – 4 credits
NURS 306 Primary Care:  Health Assessment Across the Lifespan Practicum – 2 credits
NURS  325 Fundamentals of Nursing Modalities ­– 3 credits 
NURS  326 Fundamentals of Nursing Modalities  Practicum – 2 credits
NURS  345 Mental Health – 3 credits
NURS  346 Mental Health Practicum – 2 credits
NURS 450 Critique and Evaluation of Nursing Research – 3 credits
NURS  355 Care of Healthy Adults and Elderly Populations – 4 credits
NURS  356 Care of Healthy Adults and Elderly Populations  Practicum – 2 credits
NURS  435 Health Problems of Adult and Elderly Populations – 4 credits
NURS  436 Health Problems of Adult and Elderly Populations Practicum – 2 credits
NURS  415 Care of Childbearing and Childrearing Family – 6 credits
NURS  416 Care of Childbearing and Childrearing Family Practicum – 2 credits
NURS  460 Clinical Residency/Capstone – 5 credits
NURS  380 Ethical/Legal Issues in Healthcare – 3 credits
NURS  485 Public Health and Disaster  Management – 3 credits 
NURS  486 Public Health and Disaster  Management – 2 credits
Total Credits, 122

Degree Requirements

  • Successful completion of 122 credits.
  • Maintenance of a cumulative GPA of 2.75 throughout the program.
  • A grade of C+ or higher in all nursing courses.
  • A grade of C+ in all science courses.
  • Degree requirements must be completed within seven years from the start of the program. This time limit includes leaves-of-absence. Students who do not complete the program requirements within this time frame may be required to complete additional coursework.